2023-09-08 E-Edition

Green space is being added to downtown Baker

Construction on the downtown Baker Pocket Park has begun. The pocket park, inspired by former EPEDC director Beth Epley, has been a joint effort be­tween the City of Baker, SMART and EPEDC. The project began as a long-time dream of Beth’s but was put into motion in November of 2022 with a grant application. The grantor, Montana Main Street, awarded […]

Home in North Dakota

A Service Quilt was made for Sonny Hanson depicting his life of rodeoing and ranching, and also for his service to his community and his country. The embroidery includes his family brothers who also graciously served and a close army buddy (brother-in-law). The quilt maker, Carol Dyke says “I made this quilt to represent Sonny’s life: his wife, Kay; family; […]

Baker welcomes new fourth grade teacher

Baker is welcoming Trinity Herman as the new elementary school teacher. Originally from Strasburg, Colorado, Trinity will be teaching fourth grade at Longfellow. “I love learning constantly and seeing how edu­cation keeps changing,” she ex­plained her passion for teach­ing. “It’s amazing to watch them (kids) learn and teach me more about what it is to be a teacher.” Trinity knew […]

Baker Community blood drive

Vitalant Blood Drive will be Tuesday, Sept. 19, from 12-6 p.m. at the Senior Citizens Center in Baker. To make your appointment contact Sherri at 406-869-3054 or shouston@vitalant.org! Walk-ins are also welcome! You have the power to save up to three lives with one donation. Vitalant is the sole provider of blood to Southern Montana and Northern Wyoming. In loving […]

Edith MacKay, 63

Memorial service for Edith MacKay, 63, of Willard, were held Sept. 5, 2023, at Steven­son Funeral Home, Baker with Bruce Ketchum officiating. Pri­vate burial will be held at Lame Jones Cemetery at a later date. Our baby sister fell into inter­nal sleep early Monday morning, Aug. 28, 2023 at Wibaux County Nursing Home in Wibaux, MT. Our mom in heaven […]

Edward Dale Lamb

Grave side service will be at the Tuttle Cemetery in Rhame, ND on Saturday, Sept. 9, 2023 at 2 p.m., with a small gathering to be announced at service.

Area Deaths

Aug. 28, 2023 - Sept. 3, 2023

James Clarys, 93, Dickinson, ND, August 28 Edith MacKay, 63, Willard, August 28 Bernice Njos, 73, Baker, August 28 Shirley Steadman, 86, Miles City, August 28 Paul Hartman, 78, Miles City, Aug. 30 Albert Tormaschy, 86, Dickinson, ND, Aug. 30 George Haaser, 84, Baker, Aug. 31 Ernest Kulish, 95, Dickinson, ND, Aug. 31 Merry DeAnda, 66, Miles City, Sept. 1 […]

Senior Menu

FMC Dining room now open Suggested donation $5 per meal • Actual cost $13.50 Small bills only • Please be flexible WEEK OF SEPTEMBER 11, 2023 Menu subject to change without notice Monday, September 11 – Spaghetti Tuesday, September 12 – Meatloaf Wednesday, September 13 – Hearty beef stew Thursday, September 14 – Baked ham Friday, September 15 – Baked […]


10 YEARS AGO Friday, September 6, 2013 — 2013 Baker High School homecoming candidates are Jeff Fisher, Dustin Irgens, Ma­son Melby, Jordan Walker, Kelli DeFrance, Kiana Henne­berry, Paitton Herbst and Mar­garet Uecker. . .Baker citizens realized hundreds of fish were dead in Baker Lake Aug. 26. The majority of the fish were approximately four to five inch bullheads. By Aug. […]